William Sturge, a leading insurance industry lawyer, has joined Lovetts Solicitors as a Consultant Solicitor from Carter Perry Bailey LLP.

Since qualifying as a Solicitor in 1984, William has become one of the leading solicitors in the insurance industry. He has advised on insurance and reinsurance claims on behalf of reinsurers, reinsureds and their insureds, both in the UK and worldwide. He has conducted insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration, acted in professional indemnity and financial lines business and in shipping and international trade disputes. William has also provided non-contentious insurance and reinsurance advice, usually with an international context.

Michael Higgins, Managing Director of Lovetts Solicitors says:

“There is a growing appreciation that it is possible to find City-quality work outside the City, at a competitive price.  William is a fantastic addition to the Lovetts team. He has a wealth of experience and allows Lovetts to cement its reputation as a firm that can cater to our client’s needs no matter what industry they operate in.”

William has regularly advised on insurance law issues arising out of insolvency situations. William has also acted as an expert witness in overseas proceedings involving issues of English insurance law.

William Sturge explains why he joined Lovetts Solicitors:

Lovetts excels in dynamic, tough, no-nonsense efficient and cost-effective legal work, carried on by a top-quality and very experienced team.  I am looking forward to integrating my practice into this superb operation and building on the firm’s dispute resolution credentials.”

William has been recommended in the field of insurance, reinsurance and professional negligence by Legal 500 and ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the field of reinsurance by Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession. William is also a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute and is qualified in Australia (NSW).

If you have any issues relating to any of the areas of law detailed above, feel free to contact William by email at [email protected] or call 01483 457500.

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The Planet Mark Business Certification is an internationally recognised sustainability certification for business acknowledging continuous progress, encouraging action and building an empowered community of like-minded individuals.

In this crucial Decade of Action, measuring our own carbon footprint has been a critical step in reducing our impact on the planet and society.

Through Planet Mark we have protected an area of endangered rainforest thanks to Cool Earth; a charity working alongside rainforest communities to halt deforestation. Our pledge through Cool Earth goes directly towards supporting the Asháninka community in Central Peru.

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We want to continue to have a positive impact through our business and hope that we can empower our community to take climate action. We hope that you will join us in this movement for change.

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